Richard L. Nobles(c. 1840 - 1862)
Home State: North Carolina
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 27th North Carolina Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
From Pitt County, he enrolled as 2nd Lieutenant, Company A, 27th North Carolina Infantry on 19 August 1862 at age 22.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He was mortally wounded in the leg and captured in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September.
The remainder of the War:
Originally "buried in Dr. Smith's field" on the battlefield at Sharpsburg. Probably reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Burial information from Pruett1, who lists him as R.L. Noble. Further information from Wilson2, the US Park Service's Soldiers and Sailors Database, and muster roll data posted online by the Goldsboro Camp (#760), SCV.
Death Date: 09/20/1862 Death Place: Sharpsburg, MD Burial Place: Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD
1 Pruett, Samuel, and Poffenberger & Good, Greg Farino and Western Maryland Regional Library (WMRL), Washington Confederate Cemetery, possible burials , Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010 [AotW citation 4881]
2 Wilson, William P., Adjutant, Casualty list of the 27th N.C.S.T. at Sharpsburg, North Carolina Standard, 1862-10-15 [AotW citation 9810]
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